Business Intelligence - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21669 en Picking Office 365 is the easy part -- now comes migration http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/picking-office-365-the-easy-part-now-comes-migration-240559?source=rss_business_intelligence <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/office_365_cloud.jpg" alt="Picking Office 365 is the easy part -- now comes migration" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>So you've decided to make the move to Office 365. Now you face big questions. How do you get your email data into Office 365? Do you even want to move all your email data into it? Applications Business Intelligence Microsoft Windows Microsoft Exchange Microsoft Office 365 Email Software SaaS Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 240559 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft's new toolset brings analytics to 'ambient intelligence' http://www.infoworld.com/d/business-intelligence/microsofts-new-toolset-brings-analytics-ambient-intelligence-240576?source=rss_business_intelligence <p>Microsoft is targeting the growing volume of data being generated by both machines and humans. CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday showed off tools that could help organizations better understand -- and profit from -- this trove of information.</p> <p>One new hosted service, called the Azure ISS (Intelligent Systems Service), promises to ease the process of managing machine data from sensors and devices connected in the so-called Internet of Things. ISS is now available as a limited public preview.</p> Business Intelligence Microsoft Big Data Data Mining Hadoop Predictive Analytics Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:57:51 +0000 admin 240576 at http://www.infoworld.com 10 big data startups to watch http://www.infoworld.com/d/big-data/10-big-data-startups-watch-240414?source=rss_business_intelligence <p>The Big Data space is heating up to the point that many pundits already see it as the over-hyped heir to "cloud." The hype may be a bit much, but Big Data is already living up to its potential, transforming entire business lines, such as marketing, pharmaceutical research, and cyber-security.</p> <p>While the space is still fairly new, IDC, for one, sees big things ahead. The research firm predicts that the market for Big Data technologies will reach $32.4 billion by 2017, or about six times the growth rate of the overall information and communication technology market.</p> Big Data Business Intelligence Big Data Data Mining Startups Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:46:47 +0000 admin 240414 at http://www.infoworld.com Teradata's QueryGrid to power multi-database analytics http://www.infoworld.com/d/business-intelligence/teradatas-querygrid-power-multi-database-analytics-239971?source=rss_business_intelligence <p>Teradata is hoping to gain ground in the hotly competitive data-warehousing and analytics market with QueryGrid, a new product that allows users to run a single SQL-based query across multiple data stores, from Teradata's own system to Hadoop and rival databases.</p> <p>QueryGrid will be available in the third quarter and is aligned with the release of Teradata Database 15, which was also announced Monday.</p> Business Intelligence Data Management Database Administration Data Warehousing Predictive Analytics Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:44:54 +0000 admin 239971 at http://www.infoworld.com LucidWorks preps Solr stack as Splunk killer http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-management/lucidworks-preps-solr-stack-splunk-killer-239627?source=rss_business_intelligence <p>Enterprise search software provider LucidWorks has introduced a package based on its open-source Apache Solr search engine that will allow administrators and business analysts to extract more information from IT system logs.</p> <p>SiLK "is a solution that relies on open core components that organizations can use to manage log data at scale," said Will Hayes, LucidWorks chief product officer.</p> Applications Business Intelligence Data Management Open Source Software Data Mining Open Source Software Search Engines Data Management Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:01:24 +0000 admin 239627 at http://www.infoworld.com Intel makes 'significant' investment in Hadoop company Cloudera http://www.infoworld.com/d/big-data/intel-makes-significant-investment-in-hadoop-company-cloudera-239238?source=rss_business_intelligence <p>Intel is investing in distributed computing software company Cloudera as it looks to tune more software to its x86 processors.</p> <p>Intel did not comment on how much it was investing in Cloudera, but in a statement said the amount was "significant." Cloudera makes software tools for large amounts of data to be processed across multiple computing resources in data centers, a concept called distributed computing. Its offerings are based on Hadoop, open-source software that lets large data sets to be broken down into small pieces and spread across multiple processing units.</p> Big Data Business Intelligence Hadoop Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:39:45 +0000 admin 239238 at http://www.infoworld.com Survey: State of the enterprise 2014 http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/survey-state-of-the-enterprise-2014-239131?source=rss_business_intelligence <p>With big tech investments come big expectations. So says a survey of 313 IT and business professionals released by Computerworld's research group.</p> <p>Compared to a similar survey done in 2012, a higher percentage of respondents reported this year that they are adopting, have already deployed or have optimized their ROI from mobile (74%), cloud (58%) and consumer IT (45%) projects. Collaboration tools' implementation and ROI remained stable, with 73% of respondents saying their companies have deployed them or are doing so.</p> Business Intelligence Cloud Computing Mobile Technology IT Management Business Intelligence Cloud Computing Mobile Technology IDG Insider Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:46:02 +0000 admin 239131 at http://www.infoworld.com Business groups see IT shops as roadblocks to data analytics projects http://www.infoworld.com/d/business-intelligence/business-groups-see-it-shops-roadblocks-data-analytics-projects-239088?source=rss_business_intelligence <p>Business groups in a growing number of companies appear to be plowing ahead on data analytics projects with little input or help from their own IT organizations. Rather than leveraging in-house IT skills and technology, many business groups are using their own data and department-level analysts to cobble together analytics strategies, according to a survey by IDC.</p> Business Intelligence IT Management Predictive Analytics Business Intelligence Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:33:50 +0000 admin 239088 at http://www.infoworld.com SAP jacks up Business Warehouse to in-memory speed http://www.infoworld.com/t/big-data/sap-jacks-business-warehouse-in-memory-speed-239095?source=rss_business_intelligence <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/speedometer.jpg" alt="SAP jacks up Business Warehouse to in-memory speed" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p> Big Data Business Intelligence Cloud Computing HANA SAP Big Data OLAP Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239095 at http://www.infoworld.com Government open data proves a treasure trove for savvy businesses http://www.infoworld.com/d/business-intelligence/government-open-data-proves-treasure-trove-savvy-businesses-238937?source=rss_business_intelligence <p>When President Barack Obama signed the Open Data Executive Order last May, many IT leaders applauded the White House's decision to release treasure troves of public data as part of an important government initiative for greater transparency.</p> <p>However, what many didn't bargain for was the state in which they'd find these once-buried data sets. "A dog's breakfast," "a train wreck," "a massive hairball" -- those are a few of the terms IT leaders have used to describe the vast volumes of public data now being made available to the general public.</p> Business Intelligence Data Mining Business Intelligence Government Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:08:53 +0000 admin 238937 at http://www.infoworld.com Logstash steps up as Splunk's latest challenger http://www.infoworld.com/t/data-mining/logstash-steps-splunks-latest-challenger-238800?source=rss_business_intelligence <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/BigData440x330.jpg" alt="Logstash steps up as Splunk's latest challenger" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>The popular log analysis system <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/data-visualization/splunks-big-data-promise-google-your-visual-analytics-237803">Splunk </a>has been facing more and tougher competition with each passing month. Application Development Big Data Business Intelligence Data Mining Development Tools Open Source Software Search Engines Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:43:28 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238800 at http://www.infoworld.com New Relic debuts Splunk-style analytics for software http://www.infoworld.com/t/big-data/new-relic-debuts-splunk-style-analytics-software-238693?source=rss_business_intelligence <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/BigData440x330.jpg" alt="New Relic debuts Splunk-style analytics for software" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Big data provides insight into items with many moving parts, and few objects have more moving parts than the applications used in any given enterprise. Application Development Business Intelligence Big Data Data Mining Development Tools Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:19:50 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238693 at http://www.infoworld.com 9 Hadoop companies you should know http://www.infoworld.com/d/business-intelligence/9-hadoop-companies-you-should-know-238661?source=rss_business_intelligence <p>If you've got a lot of data, then Hadoop either is, or should be on your radar.</p> <p>Once reserved for the Internet empires like Google and Yahoo, the most popular and well-known big data management system is now creeping into the enterprise. There are two big reasons for that: 1) Businesses have a lot more data to manage, and Hadoop is a great platform, especially for combining both legacy old data, and new, unstructured data 2) A lot of vendors are jumping into the game of offering support and services around Hadoop, making it more palatable for enterprises.</p> Business Intelligence Cloud Computing IBM Microsoft Amazon Web Services Big Data Hadoop Open Source Software Cloud Computing Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:48:18 +0000 admin 238661 at http://www.infoworld.com Cloudera gets $160M to bring Hadoop to the enterprise http://www.infoworld.com/d/business-intelligence/cloudera-gets-160m-bring-hadoop-the-enterprise-238667?source=rss_business_intelligence <p>Cloudera today announced that it has secured $160 million in new financing to advance its distribution of the open source Hadoop big data platform.</p> <p>The move brings the company's total funding up to $300 million and reflects how bullish investors are on the Hadoop platform being a major tool for companies to handle their data in the future.</p> Business Intelligence Open Source Software Big Data Hadoop Open Source Software Wed, 19 Mar 2014 12:33:59 +0000 admin 238667 at http://www.infoworld.com Internet of things presents both technical and ethical questions http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/internet-of-things-presents-both-technical-and-ethical-questions-238587?source=rss_business_intelligence <p>Chamberlain Group CIO Bill Radon met with a team of engineers and IT managers in 2012, asking what was next for the company, a leading maker of residential and commercial garage door openers.</p> <p>Earlier, the team had delivered an Internet of Things device called MyQ Gateway to connect customers' smartphones to a narrow set of garage door products. Now Chamberlain wanted to build a device to connect with most garage door openers, even those from competitors. The result: MyQ Garage, which lets users monitor and control their garage doors with an Android or iOS smartphone.</p> Business Intelligence Mobile Technology Security Internet of things Data Mining Mobile Apps Internet Privacy IDG Insider Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:33:28 +0000 admin 238587 at http://www.infoworld.com Pivotal juices Hadoop with in-memory database and SQL querying http://www.infoworld.com/t/hadoop/pivotal-juices-hadoop-in-memory-database-and-sql-querying-238546?source=rss_business_intelligence <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/BigData440x330.jpg" alt="Pivotal juices Hadoop with in-memory database and SQL querying" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Pivotal, an EMC/VMware spin-off that has <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/paul-maritz-pivotal-bridge-the-future-226327">big plans</a> to deliver big data analytics through platform as a service, has whisked the Big Data Business Intelligence Cloud Computing Hadoop PaaS Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238546 at http://www.infoworld.com Tech CEOs warn of threats to cloud, big data economy http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/tech-ceos-warn-of-threats-cloud-big-data-economy-238417?source=rss_business_intelligence <p>CEOs at some of the nation's leading tech companies see boundless potential for big data and smarter, integrated systems to address major social challenges in areas ranging from medicine to education to transportation -- but at the same time, they worry that policymakers at home and abroad could stand in the way of that vision.</p> Business Intelligence Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Big Data Federal Regulations Internet Privacy Cloud Computing Government Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:06:19 +0000 admin 238417 at http://www.infoworld.com Huawei expands partnership with SAP, launches new HANA hardware http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-management/huawei-expands-partnership-sap-launches-new-hana-hardware-238161?source=rss_business_intelligence <p>Huawei's enterprise unit has launched the FusionCube for high-end HANA (High-Performance Analytic Appliance) systems and will also work with SAP on products for areas like enterprise mobility.</p> <p>The enterprise segment of the IT market isn't an easy one to break, but with its three-year-old unit, Huawei is betting big on repeating the success the company has seen in most parts of the world with its telecom infrastructure products.</p> Business Intelligence Data Management HANA SAP Database Administration Predictive Analytics Servers Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:31:10 +0000 admin 238161 at http://www.infoworld.com Mounting BITCOIN mystery -- Social gaming decline rocks DISNEY -- DRONES free to fly -- SPOTIFY's checkmate move -- Ex-NSA official's MEA CULPA http://www.infoworld.com/t/technology-consulting/mounting-bitcoin-mystery-social-gaming-decline-rocks-disney-drones-free-fly-spotifys-checkmate-move-e?source=rss_business_intelligence <p><strong>March 7, 2014</strong> 06:00 PST | 09:00 EST | 14:00 UTC</p> <p><strong><em>Not a TechBrief subscriber? 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